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But while I couldn’t give her back everything that she had lost in her original transformation, she seemed content: being “un-undead” suited her just fine. If only Deirdre’s situation suited Lupé, as well. My significant other understood, of course, that I needed a security chief and bodyguard who was conversant with the unique nature of my enemies, could stop a bullet without flinching, and could—well—bench-press a small truck. ” Lupé knew something about blood-bonds and curses and debts-that-do-not-die even when we do the mortal coil shuffle.
I’ve met Baron Samedi. ” “Guess we ain’t the boyz in his hood. ” I turned and saw The Professor being herded back toward us by Boo’s faceless buddy. ” “Walk him around until first cock’s crow. The first emergence is always traumatic for the newbies. ” He started toward the other two and I turned back toward the house with a troubled heart. The worst part of dealing with the living dead was not the smell or the gruesome reminders of one’s own mortality. It was the troubling question of why they were still here.
A couple of them were as cold as Boo and Cam but the others flickered like a banked fire—not warm enough to be alive but not cold enough to be completely dead. Undead, to be more specific. Outtatown Revenants, come to do some wet-work at la Casa de Cséjthe. No wonder I had bad dreams. A couple of years ago I was as normal as the next guy. That was before an untidy blood transfusion with the Lord of the Undead netted me one-half of that recombinant virus that changes day-trippers into night-sippers.